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New Entrant netWork: Business models for Innovation, entrepreneurship and resilience in European agriculture (2018-2021)

Tomnah’a Market Garden wins second NEWBIE Award for Innovative New Entrants (News)

Tomnah’a Market Garden, a community-focused enterprise located at Comrie Croft in Perthshire, has been declared the winner of the NEWBIE UK award for New Entrant Farm Business of the Year for 2020. Tomnah’a is run by C ... Read more

Newbie International Conference in Slovenia (Event)

 An international confernece that brings together newbie award winners from all nine consortium members to network, get inspired and communicate their needs to policy makers. More information here.   Register here. ... Read more

Farm Incubators at Agriscot (Event)

Could Farm Business Incubators provide a route into the industry for new entrants in Scotland? This question is set to be the focus of a special NEWBIE business seminar at AgriScot on 20th November. The NEWBIE project is a pan Eu ... Read more

Farmstart Network Exchange Visit - Kindling Trust (Event)

Since 2007, Kindling Trust has been working for a just and ecologically sustainable society. Working with communities, farmers, activists and policy makers, they use food as a catalyst for environmental and social change. In addit ... Read more

Growers workshop day: Scotland (Event)

Calling Scottish Growers The Organic Growers Alliance and the Landworkers Alliance are organising a regional get-together for those growing produce organically (or uncertified to organic standards) at a smaller scale and for loca ... Read more

Loans for Enlightened Agriculture Programme Funding Information Event (Event)

LEAP (loans for Enlightened Agriculture Programme) funding information event   Are you a community food business, agroecological producer, ethical retailer, food hub, CSA in the north of England? Want to develop & gro ... Read more

Farm Advisory Service Scotland New Entrant Training Events (Event)

The Farm advisory service is offering three new entrant training events in July. See details below and follow the links to register.   ... Read more

Newbie Award Presentation at the Royal Highland Show (Event)

Join us at the Newbie "pod" at the Royal Highland show to attend the award presentation for the 2018 Newbie Award Winner. NFUS' Andrew McCornick will be presenting the Award. We will also have leading new entrant far ... Read more

Open Farm Sunday at Bigton Farm (NEWBIE Project) (Event)

Come along and find out what we do at Bigton Farm, where your food comes from and meet the cute calves, lambs and ducks! There will be a farm tour, then you can buy a burger from the BBQ or bring your own picnic and enjoy the vie ... Read more

Ecological Land Cooperative All Group Meeting (Event)

Annual General Meeting Saturday 29th June, Arlington, East Sussex Dear ELC supporter, You are warmly invited to attend this year’s Annual General Meeting on Saturday 29th June 2019 from 2.00 – 4.30pm. The meeting w ... Read more

Ethical Farming Conference (Event)

From the Organizers:   "The industrial food producing system is broken. It is damaging our soil, our ecosystems and ourselves. We need to find ways to address the multiple challenges ... Read more

Newbie All Partner meeting (Event)

All partner meetign in Sofia, Bulgaria. Members of the Newbie Project's 9 countries will meet to discuss the progress of hte project and share learnings for each country. ... Read more

‘Start to Farm’ Conference (Event)

New ‘Start to Farm’ conference will bring aspiring farming entrepreneurs from across the UK together for motivation, inspiration and empowerment ... Read more

LEAF - Speak out roadshow (Event)

Clear explanation and meaningful conversation are essential to the future of UK agriculture. Why now is the time to speak up for farming There has never been a more important time to talk with others about farming. We need to ... Read more

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The James Hutton Research Institute is the result of the merger in April 2011 of MLURI and SCRI. This merger formed a new powerhouse for research into food, land use, and climate change.